Predator CNC Service™ v10 Release History

Predator CNC Service Software

May 16th 2016 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.195

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.195 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Improves Fanuc program or O number requests
  • Fixes an intermittent MTConnect and XML URL bug within the manager
  • Fixes a memory leak within the Heidenhain protocol

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.195 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

December 4th 2015 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.194

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.194 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Improves Fanuc Focas alarm message and number details
  • Fixes a bug with Okuma 15 when using variables or digital IO
  • Fixes a bug with Fanuc backup's trigger variable

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.194 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 27th 2015 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.191

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.191 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds Fanuc Focas highlighting for \ProgramNumber
  • Adds Fanuc Focas highlighting for \ToolNumber
  • Adds Fanuc Focas highlighting for \LineNumber
  • Adds syntax highlighting for \Value# for Predator Secure HID
  • Adds error message to tray application for missing Restart permission
  • Improves Fanuc Focas compatibility for Line, Tool & Program numbers
  • Improves Fanuc Focas compatibility for Length & Diameter offsets
  • Improves Fanuc Focas compatibility for Feed rates & Spindle speeds
  • Improves RegEx tester ease of use for Predator Secure HID
  • Improves RegEx tester examples for Predator Secure HID
  • Fixes a bug stopping the Windows service with a disabled machine

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.191 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 28th 2015 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.188

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.188 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds Predator Secure HID support
  • Adds support for \ProgramNumber for Fanuc Focas
  • Adds support for \ToolNumber for Fanuc Focas
  • Adds support for \LineNumber for Fanuc Focas
  • Improves Digital IO for Fanuc Robot

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.188 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 13th 2015 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.182

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.182 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds official MTConnect v1.3 support
  • Adds Spindle Load support for MTConnect
  • Adds Spindle Override support for MTConnect
  • Adds Feedrate, Spindle Speed and Tool Number support for MTConnect
  • Adds \Delta support for OPC
  • Adds \Delta support for XML
  • Adds \Delta support within Okuma 9 and Okuma 15 macro variables
  • Improves Feedrate Override support for MTConnect
  • Improves Rapid Override support for MTConnect
  • Improves error logging within OPC
  • Improves OPC multi-threading to support large numbers of PLCs
  • Fixes a bug with green URL/Address/device confirmation
  • Fixes a bug introduced within v10.2.0.178 and returned Teach Pendant support for Fanuc Robot

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.182 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 28th 2015 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.178

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.178 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds 30 additional Digital I/Os for a total of 50 to Fanuc Robot
  • Adds Hand Broken and Fence Open states to Fanuc Robot
  • Adds program name monitoring to Fanuc Robot
  • Adds line number monitoring to Fanuc Robot
  • Improves Heidenhain connection reliability
  • Improves support for green URL/Address/Device confirmation
  • Improves OPC style threshold tags to support a 0% threshold amount
  • Fixes a bug with creating a new machine
  • Fixes a bug with the OPC server name
  • Fixes a bug with deselecting an OPC tag
  • Fixes a bug with OPC failing to read the first tag

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.178 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

December 28th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.174

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.174 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds new paused state for Fanuc Focas and Okuma 15
  • Adds Spindle 1 and Spindle 2 on appropriate Okuma machines
  • Adds more log entries for Okuma protocols
  • Improves performance for 1 second query speeds for all protocols
  • Improves local:// support for checkmark validation
  • Improves and validated Parpas support
  • Improves performance when loading Predator CNC Service Manager
  • Improves Fanuc Focas cycling status queries
  • Improves Fanuc Focas to honor the CNC Alarm checkbox
  • Improves install to prevent installation on Windows 2000
  • Fixes intermittent crash with Fanuc focas and CNC alarms
  • Eliminated Fanuc Focas Feed and Speed override option

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.174 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

December 4th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.171

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.171 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds new Parpas CNC support
  • Adds new green check confirmation for all ethernet addresses
  • Adds Feed & Speed override option for Fanuc Focas
  • Adds Fanuc Focas Program Override support for existing states
  • Adds Fanuc Focus Program override support for custom events
  • Adds threshold tag support for OPC
  • Adds threshold style XML support
  • Improves user interface defaults across multiple protocols
  • Improves Fanuc Robot support with a new status tab
  • Improves Fanuc Robot with 10 additional digital I/Os
  • Improves Fanuc Robot performance and compatibility
  • Improves MTConnect default path support
  • Improves MTConnect defaults for error & unavailable responses
  • Improves Windows 8 and Server 2012 support
  • Fixes a bug with Fanuc Parts Counter
  • Fixes several small bugs

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.171 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

August 10th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.149

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.149 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds MTConnect support for multiple heads/spindles/paths
  • Adds MTConnect support for local test files
  • Adds OPC threshold based tag support for numeric values
  • Adds Fanuc Focas v4.2 support
  • Improves Windows 8 and 2012 Server support
  • Improves DLL sub folder support with automatic path updates
  • Improves MTConnect when the Agent/Adapter is not setup correctly
  • Improves Fanuc Backup macro variable reset support
  • Improves Fanuc Backup macro variable for very small & large values
  • Improves Fanuc Backup macro variable comparison
  • Fixes a MTConnect bug with counters and overrides
  • Fixes a rare Fanuc Focas bug with machine alarm reporting
  • Fixes a rare network connection bug
  • Fixes Fanuc Focas bug with Windows 2012 Server by eliminating an API for Oi-M Model C

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.149 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 20th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.142

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.142 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds MTConnect support for feedrate & rapid overrides
  • Improves API error logging
  • Improves COM error handling
  • Improves logs when the service user lacks read registry permission
  • Fixes a bug with international windows OSes and the XML protocol
  • Fixes a bug with the OPC protocol stack

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.142 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 13th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.139

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.139 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds support for international Windows OSes
  • Adds -trace command line option to the Predator CNC Service Manager
  • Fixes a bug with machine state introduced with v10.2.0.138

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.139 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 12th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.138

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.138 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds Fanuc Focus program # end output when no # is selected
  • Improves Advanced Machine Connection logic during no response
  • Improves saving changes and the state of when is needed
  • Improves machine state after a machine reconnect after a no response
  • Improves Fanuc Focas feed rate override after a reconnect
  • Optimized the number of log entries during a no response

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.138 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 8th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.137

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.137 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Improves Fanuc Focas reliability and reconnections
  • Improves logging messages
  • Improves Fanuc digital IO compatibility
  • Fixes a bug when installing under Windows XP
  • Fixes a bug when uninstalling
  • Fixes a bug with Fanuc Focas spindle load & spindle override
  • Fixes a bug with Fanuc Focas rapid & feed rate overrides

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.137 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 2nd 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.135

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.135 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds Windows Event messages when there are log file errors
  • Adds configuration save event to the log file
  • Improves Fanuc support to improve reliability with focas drivers
  • Improves Heidenhain program # to simplify output
  • Improves XML support to automatically parse namespace prefixes
  • Fixes a bug with initial per machine protocol log details
  • Fixes an XML problem with file support
  • Fixes a Fanuc UI bug when overriding CNC alarm
  • Removed an XML default namespace of m
  • Removed Idle UI from Heidenhain configurations

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.135 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 4th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.131

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.131 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds program name and line number to Heidenhain protocol
  • Improves Okuma icons
  • Improves manager titlebar
  • Improves install with new Predator theme
  • Improves Disabled machine option to produce log & trace details
  • Fixes a bug with licencing >2 machines with temporary codes

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.131 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 28th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.127

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.127 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Improves the help about dialog
  • Improves the installation of the .net 4.0 extended runtime
  • Fixes a bug with Fanuc IP Address binding
  • Fixes a bug with licensing

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.127 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 25th 2014 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.126

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.126 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds new Fanuc Backup support
  • Adds new Fanuc HSSB support
  • Adds new Heidenhain support
  • Adds new install
  • Adds support for Jog/Handle mode
  • Adds support for up to 9999 macro variables
  • Adds new trace log option
  • Improves test mode
  • Improves logging
  • Improves MTConnect support
  • Improves feedrate override, spindle override and rapid override
  • Improves CNC Service Manager's ease of use & Fixes several bugs
  • Improves digital IO support
  • Improves Advanced machine connection support
  • Upgraded .Net runtime requirement from v2.0 to v4.0
  • Removed Windows 2000 support

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.126 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

October 27th 2013 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.73

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.73 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds overriding CNC alarms
  • Adds overriding emergency stop
  • Adds automatic IP address validation
  • Adds automatic URL address validation
  • Adds more error messages to improve troubleshooting connections
  • Adds short delay per machine when starting the CNC service
  • Improves the Predator CNC Service reference manual to 70 pages

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.73 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

October 23rd 2013 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.72

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.72 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds 2 levels Predator CNC Service & Predator CNC Service Enterprise
  • Adds spindle load monitoring to Okuma THINC
  • Adds \Value, \Delta, \Type & \Message variable highlighting
  • Increased the maximum # of machines from 64 to 128 per instance
  • Improves machine alarm monitoring for older Fanuc CNC models
  • Improves load times for Digital IO tabs
  • Improves MTConnect's machine status tab

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.72 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

October 21st 2013 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.71

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.71 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Adds Okuma THINC protocol for v1.15 APIs or newer
  • Adds Okuma THINC 9 protocol for v1.09 - v1.14 APIs
  • Adds variable support for older Fanuc CNC models
  • Improves Okuma THINC machine alarm reporting
  • Improves log file output to be easier to review
  • Improves install to be more consistent with other Predator applications

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.71 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

September 29th 2013 - Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.59

Predator CNC Service v10.2.0.59 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Released new v10 Predator CNC Service Reference Manual
  • Adds Spindle Load to Fanuc Focas
  • Adds machine alarm bypass within Okuma THINC
  • Adds new tray icon and tool tip display of the version number
  • Adds new application icon
  • Improves Okuma THINC connections for better reliability
  • Improves Fanuc Focas Feed Rate & Spindle Speed compatibility
  • Fixes a bug with initial rapid override output within Fanuc Focas
  • Fixes a licensing bug within Okuma THINC
  • Fixes a bug with blank line numbers within Okuma THINC

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v10.2.0.59 of the Predator CNC Service from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v9 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact their local Predator VAR or Mike Sizemore at mikes@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.